News Releases 2009

LeTourneau University Ranks in Top Five in Online Education Programs

Wed, Jan 7 2009

LeTourneau University has been ranked fifth in the nation among online colleges and universities according to the 2009 rankings published by Online Education Database. This year is OEDb’s third annual rankings.
OEDb ranks online schools based on the following metrics: acceptance rate, financial aid, graduation rate, peer web citations, retention rate, scholarly citations, student-faculty ratio, and years accredited. LeTourneau University’s placement among the rankings demonstrates its commitment to academic excellence—both in its classrooms and online.
OEDb recognizes the growing popularity of online education due to its flexible and affordable nature. To foster transparency and the overall reputation of online education, OEDb’s rankings aim to compare schools objectively and quantifiably and identify the top accredited online colleges.
"OEDb's annual Online College Rankings are a valuable asset to students considering online education” said OEDb spokesperson Ashley Merusi. “During these challenging financial times, it is more important than ever that students make sure they are getting a valuable education for their tuition dollar. We recognize the top 20 schools as the leading degree-granting online institutions in the US.”
OEDb is an independent for-profit organization located in Houston, Texas, dedicated to providing comprehensive reviews of online colleges and universities and the programs they offer. For a complete list of OEDb’s rankings, visit http://oedb.org/rankings .
 
LeTourneau University is an interdenominational Christ-centered university of nearly 3,700 students with academic majors in the aeronautical sciences, business, education, engineering, the liberal arts and sciences. LeTourneau University’s main campus is located in Longview, Texas, but the university also offers business degrees and teacher certification programs online and at education centers in Austin, Bedford, Dallas, Houston and Tyler.

 


 

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